Do you enjoy creating dishes? Feel at home in the kitchen? Get a buzz from the aroma of your various ingredients? A culinary artist is not only skilled at preparing food but at presenting it too. At Box Hill Institute, our culinary arts courses include a Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery and a Certificate IV in Patisserie and they will provide you with real life experience and employment opportunities.

In addition to creating menus and cooking specialist dishes, you will learn how to manage people, deal with conflict, balance a budget, and other skills required in the day-to-day running of a business. Qualified as a chef or pastry chef, you will be ready for work in a restaurant, hotel, café or coffee shop.

Choosing to study with Box Hill Institute means you’ll be joining alumni:

  • Frank Camorra, Executive Chef of Movida
  • Guy Grossi, owner of Grossi Restaurants including Grossi Florentino, Merchant Osteria Veneta and Ombra Salumi Bar
  • Tobie Puttock, celebrated chef